Cook Strait

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Cook Strait

A narrow channel separating North Island and South Island in New Zealand. It was explored by Capt. James Cook in 1770.

Cook Strait

n
(Placename) the strait between North and South Islands, New Zealand. Width: 26 km (16 miles)

Cook′ Strait′


n.
a strait in New Zealand between North and South Islands.
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Noun1.Cook Strait - a narrow strait separating the North Island and South Island in New Zealand
New Zealand - an independent country within the British Commonwealth; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1907; known for sheep and spectacular scenery